The May 6th edition of WWE SmackDown will air live from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. This will be the final episode of main roster programming before the WrestleMania Backlash Premium Live Event, which takes place on Sunday May 8th.
To build towards the star studded 6 man main event, all 6 competitors are due to be present at SmackDown. Promotional material has stated that The Bloodline, RK-Bro and Drew McIntyre are all going to appear live.
Two matches have been announced to take place on the blue brand. The women’s tag team titles feud will continue on SmackDown, as one half of the champions Sasha Banks will take on Shayna Baszler in singles competition.
A rivalry will also be taken to the next level on the go-home show. Sheamus, Ridge Holland and Butch have been trading wins with The New Day throughout the past few weeks. Holland and Sheamus will take on Woods and Kingston in a tag team tables match on SmackDown.
The following matches and segments have been announced to take place on SmackDown:
- Sasha Banks vs. Shayna Baszler.
- Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston vs. Sheamus and Ridge Holland – Tables match.
- The final build to the WrestleMania Backlash Premium Live Event.
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